'Rhino' self-propelled ferry

'Rhino' self-propelled ferry
The 'Rhino' self-propelled ferry was made up of sections of the US Navy's regular Pontoon system and could act as a simple landing craft, as seen here on the Normandy beaches.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (6 May 2009), 'Rhino' self-propelled ferry , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_rhino_ferry.html

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